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Acer al1714 ive recently got on of these and ive plugged it in but nothing comes on, the computer and monitor is switched on but the monitor remains black. can anyone tell me some likely solutions pls

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The problem may not be the monitor. Acer AL1714 is known for its weak power supply unit. Unplug power supply from monitor. If the green light on monitor comes on but goes out quickly, the power supply is the culprit!

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